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Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, operations and technical sales recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineer as follows:

This position will be a liaison between Manufacturing Engineering and related groups of functions including floor follow-up, set-up reduction, Kaizen events, and supplier interface. Work continuous improvement projects that support the Six-Sigma methodology. 

Essential to this Role is the Ability to:• Develop and prepare complete manufacturing processes for product hardware
• Determine all tooling, gauging, and equipment requirements
• Design and implement cutting tools, fixtures, and gages for manufacturing and assembly operations
• Provide support to floor issues with respect to all manufacturing and assembly areas
• Work continuous improvement projects, set-up reduction, TPM, 5S that support the Six-Sigma methodology
• Participate in the procurement and start-up of new capital equipment
• Generate part programs for 2/4 and 5 axis N/C lathes and machining centers. Selects all tooling required, provide set-up procedures and technical support
• Maintain existing and create new CMM programs

Preferred Qualifications:

• Excellent communication skills
• Strong analytical skills
• Ability to manage multiple projects/activities
• Sound manufacturing background (Processing, Programming, Fixturing and Tooling)
• Excellent working knowledge of SPC and Lean Manufacturing Methodologies

Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements):

• Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering or another related Engineering field from an accredited University.
• 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing engineering environment. 3D Cad/Cam expertise. SolidWorks or Pro/E Wildfire preferred.